Billie Harrigan Consulting provides trauma-informed, evidence-based, and scientifically sound consultations and childbirth education for parents and professionals. Billie authored the world's first accredited certification course for becoming a trauma-informed perinatal professional that drew from research from around the world to help address the global pandemic of birth-related trauma. With 35 years' experience, families are supported at every stage in the childbearing journey, helping them to process a previous traumatic birth or to prepare for a birth after a previous traumatic experience. Billie also serves as a Traditional Birth Attendant for those who are interested in an experienced mentor for their home birth. Professionals are supported in learning the skills of trauma-informed care and in understanding the causes and solutions to birth trauma in clients. Professionals will learn strategies for overcoming vicarious trauma and burnout.
Natalie is a Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist in private practice in Toronto's west end focusing specifically on women's reproductive mental health. Natalie's practice is rooted in a feminist psychotherapy approach and includes trauma-specific modalities, including EMDR and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and works with parents struggling with pregnancy and postpartum related anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, birth trauma, grief and loss, and complex loss. She also works with providers, midwives, doctors, and doulas, challenged with compassion fatigue secondary traumatic stress, and burnout. Natalie is the mother of three small children herself and believes that every parent deserves support and healing.
My name is Beth Murch (she/her) and I have been a full-spectrum birth worker for seventeen years. I am passionate about social and reproductive justice, and I am committed to providing loving, culturally sensitive, and trauma-informed support for families during their vulnerable perinatal period. I have extensive experience working with survivors of violence, including those who have endured obstetrical trauma, and individuals overcoming challenging life circumstances. I practice holistic care: nurturing people on a physical, psychological, social, and spiritual level.
I believe in your ability to undertake a journey towards healing and reclaiming your power. I trust in your wisdom and intuition. If you need compassionate support, please reach out to me. I am here to help.
We look forward to partnering with trauma-informed professionals across Ontario. Parents are looking for trauma-informed therapists to help them in their recovery. They are also looking for specialised support to overcome a previous traumatic birth and to welcome a subsequent baby with safety and respect. Let us know if you are interested in partnering with us and helping families become healthy and whole.
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Birth Trauma Ontario seeks to help connect those who need help with those who can provide trauma-informed services. Our members are searching for therapists, doulas, lactation counsellors, childbirth educators, pelvic health physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, naturopaths, medical advocates, social workers, midwives, nurses, physicians, yoga instructors, dentists, and more. Our partners are trained in trauma-informed care and exhibit the skills consistent with a trauma-informed approach.
If you provide trauma-informed care in your professional field, you are invited to apply to partner with Birth Trauma Ontario in order to advertise your services on our website for a low annual fee. You may end your relationship with us at any time.
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